Entrepreneur | Producer | Talk Show Host | Author | Philanthropist
Dee is a life member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Life Member of the NAACP, a Member of the National Academy of Television, Arts & Sciences, a member of Entrepreneur Leadership Network, the Founder & Chairman Emeritus of the Brown Foundation Community Development Corporation, and serves on the board of directors for the U.S. Minority Contractor’s Association Arkansas & Tennessee region.
Dee has been the recipient of many local, state and national honors. In 1999, Mr. Brown was named the Entrepreneur of the year for the state of Tennessee by the U.S. Small Business Administration. In 2015, his construction firm, Concrete Constructors, Inc., was named the 7th fastest growing inner city company in the country by ICIC and Fortune Magazine. In 2019, The P3 Group Inc. was named as a Mississippi business success story by the Mississippi Development Authority, and Mr. Brown was selected as a member of the Forbes Real Estate Council (2020); and was selected as a member of Forbes Business Council (2020). Dee Brown was awarded the Congressional Black Caucus Presidential Corporate Philanthropy Award by the National Bar Association (2021), and was appointed the National Advisor on Public-Private Partnerships and Urban Redevelopment for the President of the National Bar Association (2021-2022).
He was a featured guest on numerous international podcasts including Real Estate for Breakfast (2019); ForbesBooks Radio podcast the Joe Pardavila show (2021); and The Real Estate Syndication Show with Whitney Sewell (2021). He has also been an expert speaker on the subject of P3’s for a variety of organizations including Prairie View A&M University’s Business of the University Conference (2018); the Delta Grassroots Caucus (2019); Clark Hill Law Firm‘s Real Estate Division (2019); and Arkansas Black Mayors Association (2020); to name a few.